IT'S OFFICIAL -
ON JULY 19, 2018, 5485 SOUTH ELLIS AVENUE, “ELLIS PASSIVHAUS,” BECAME ILLINOIS' FIRST PASSIVHAUS INSTITUT (PHI) CERTIFIED BUILDING. (www.passivehouse.com)
(Warm toes in winter, dust free, super quiet, fresh, clean and pristine indoor air, super low co2 footprint and really low energy bills…:)
exhaustive and comprehensive Structural & mechanical rebuild.
Fine modern interiors. old world craftsmanship. 3723 FSF. 4 bedrooms. 3 luxury baths. Tremendous natural light, 2 car garage parking with storage loft. EV charger. roof decks. Garden. solar ready.
In mass adoption in europe, A passivhaus institut new build or renovation routinely delivers a 90% reduction in REquired energy for thermal comfort in comparison to existing stock all else equal.
Occupancy of Chicago’s buildings lead to 73% of Chicago’s total co2 emissions.
Given Chicago’s 90% carbon dependent energy grid, a 90% reduction in demand means an elimination of > 80% of co2 emissions produced by occupancy. while DELIVERING pristine indoor air quality, sustainability and Resiliency
PHI Standard: EnerPHit Classic
Unique ID: 18585 APC EP 20180719 AP
Thermal Comfort: ~ 6000 kWh/yr heating. ~ 3000 kWh/yr cooling
Airtightness: ~.6 ACH @ Pascal 50
CFM: ~ 200 CFM @ P50
BOMA SQFT: 3723 TFA: 239.8 M^2 Volume: 599 M^3
Building Certifier: Peel Passive House Consulting
PHPP Designer: ZeroEnergy Design
Architect: Richard Kasemsarn, RA
Builder: Kenwood Construction Services, Inc.